Tel Aviv: A call for solidarity from BxA squat

Background: Tel Aviv’s BxA squat was opened in the winter of 2005. For 3 years a group of activists renovated the building, worked on its crappy plumbing and electricity, built 2 kitchens (so that the vegans wouldn’t kill the non-vegans) and did loads of cool stuff with the neighborhood and independently, such as shows, exhibitions, vegan lunches, workshops, movie screenings, activities for the neighborhoods kids etc. All the activities were free, of course. a collective was established, and had tried to amplify the idea of free housing as a natural right here in Israel. the squat was evacuated in the 21/11/07 The Israeli law: The Israeli law says that the police cannot evict a house that has been squatted for 30 days or more without a court order. How come we hadn’t been evicted for 3 years? the building specifically was a Mikve, a Jewish purification bath house that was owned by a religious orthodocs group. There were some illegal eviction attempts, but all of them failed. [Read More]

Squatting in Tel-Aviv, Israel

Most people in our world community don’t know this, but also in Israel there are squatters and squats. The most active squats are located in Tel – Aviv. There are two of them, and they are anarchist squats.

What we try to do is mostly live in our way without the police and the house Owners will bug as. [Read More]